The Cinnamon Bun Day 2016 – Where to buy Cinnamon buns in London!

The official Cinnamon Bun Day is fast approaching and we thought we'd share where you can get hold of your sticky and oh'so delicious treats in London! We will be celebrating the cinnamon roll on Tuesday 4th of October, so make sure you check out our top ten list of delicious cinnamon buns in London. The celebration is originating from Sweden and is on the native tongue called 'kanelbullens...

17 Mai in London – Celebrate Norway’s National Day like a Norwegian!

The Norwegian National Day is celebrated every year in Southwark Park in London with thousands of Norwegian gathering to walk in the parade, eat hot dogs and sing the national anthem together. Many will bring a picnic and the children can play all day. This is arguably one of the best family festivals there is in the British capital. Yet unknown to many! 17th of May Committee invites everyone to...

The Best Lent Buns; where to buy & recipe for Fastelavnsboller/Semlor!

The Scandinavian Fastelavn (shrovetide) is a tradition resembling the European carnival, where the kids dress up, have traditional party games and eat Lent buns, known as 'Fastelavnsboller' or 'Semlor' in Scandinavia. When in Copenhagen we never miss the opportunity to pop into Claus Meyer's bakery. For the 'fastelavn' season they do traditional cream filled buns but also a selection of new...

How to prepare for a Scandinavian Christmas in London?

Decorate your home with fresh pine tree branches, pretty red berry branches, twigs and pine cones this Christmas. Fill your house with Christmas scents from baking Ginger bread men and simmering 'glögg' Scandinavian mulledwine on the stove. Lid some candles and enjoy this dark but beautiful pre-christmas, in Scandinavian fashion, together with your family. The Scandinavian Christmas Markets and...

Half term Activities for Children and Families in London

Half terms is upon us, but there's no reason to panic! From glorious plays in the theatre to ideas for outdoor fun, we got you covered with activity ideas for entire family! See a musical! Matilda the Musical, based on the book by Roald Dahl, showing at the Cambridge Theatre, London. Roald Dahl's much-loved children's story bursts into life on stage in this fabulous award winning musical...